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The mind's passion is all for singling out.
by Adrienne Rich

The mind's passion is all for singling out.
Obscurity has another tale to tell.
- Adrienne Rich

The moment of change is the only poem.
- Adrienne Rich

When a woman tells the truth she is creating the possibility
for more truth around her.
- Adrienne Rich

Art, whose honesty must work through artifice,
cannot avoid cheating truth.
- Adrienne Rich

 

Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions,
false memories, false namings of real events.
- Adrienne Rich

False history gets made all day, any day,
the truth of the new is never on the news.
- Adrienne Rich

Lesbian existence comprises both the breaking of a
taboo and the rejection of a compulsory way of life.
It is also a direct or indirect attack on the male
right of access to women.
- Adrienne Rich

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A thinking woman sleeps with monsters.
- Adrienne Rich

I keep coming back to you in my head,
but you couldn't know that, and I have no carbons.
- Adrienne Rich

Poetry is above all a concentration of the power of language,
which is the power of our ultimate relationship to
everything in the universe.
- Adrienne Rich

The repossession by women of our bodies will bring
far more essential change to human society than the
seizing of the means of production by workers.
- Adrienne Rich

They can rule the world while they can persuade us
our pain belongs in some order is death by famine worse than death by suicide,
than a life of famine and suicide...?
- Adrienne Rich

The connections between and among women are the most feared,
the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet.
- Adrienne Rich

Life on the planet is born of woman.
- Adrienne Rich

It's exhilarating to be alive in a time of awakening consciousness;
it can also be confusing,
disorienting, and painful.
- Adrienne Rich

Pride is a tricky, glorious, double-edged feeling.
- Adrienne Rich

Lying is done with words and also with silence.
- Adrienne Rich

The worker can unionize, go out on strike;
mothers are divided from each other in homes,
tied to their children by compassionate bonds;
our wildcat strikes have most often taken the form
of physical or mental breakdown.
- Adrienne Rich

The mother's battle for her child with sickness,
with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation
and callousness that cheapen human life needs to become a common human battle,
waged in love and in the passion for survival.
- Adrienne Rich

A revolutionary poem will not tell you who or when to kill,
what and when to burn, or even how to theorize.
It reminds you...
where and when and how you are living and might live,
it is a wick of desire.
- Adrienne Rich

We might possess every technological resource...
but if our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless,
our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles,
our process may be "revolutionary" but not transformative.
- Adrienne Rich

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To the mind that is still,
the whole universe surrenders.
- Lao Tzu

The key to forgiveness is to forgive from the heart -
not from the mind.
- Sheri Rosenthal

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
- Publilius Syrus

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands:
not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.
- Colin Wilson

The most dangerous phrase in the language is,
"We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

The human mind is our fundamental resource.
- John F. Kennedy

Dare to be naive.
- Buckminster Fuller

Iron rusts from disuse;
water loses its purity from stagnation...
even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
- Leonardo da Vinci

May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
May your heart sing sweet lullabies of timelessness.
May your essence be the nectar of the open blossom of your joy.
May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The highest possible stage in moral culture
is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
- Charles Darwin

No problem can be solved from the same level
of consciousness that created it.
- Albert Einstein

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
- William Butler Yeats

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous
than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
May your heart sing sweet lullabies of timelessness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as
your own unguarded thoughts.
- The Buddha

Mind what people do, not only what they say,
for deeds will betray a lie.
- Terry Goodkind

To manage your mind,
know that there is nothing,
and then relinquish all attachment to nothingness.
- Lao Tzu

Within my mind, the sun always shines,
and the sky is always blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How different our lives are when we
really know what is deeply important to us,
and keeping that picture in mind,
we manage ourselves each day
to be and to do what really matters most
- Stephen Covey

The moment a person forms a theory,
his imagination sees in every object
only the traits which favor that theory.
- Thomas Jefferson

Maintain a balance between skepticism and faith.
Maintain a beginner mind. Be open to possibility.
Don't give in to skepticism,
but don't give in to fantasy either.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth
than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
- Thomas Jefferson

A chief event of life is the day in which
we have encountered a mind that startled us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The mind is everything.
What you think you become.
- The Buddha

Learn to do common things uncommonly well;
we must always keep in mind that anything
that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.
- George Washington Carver

Success is a state of mind.
If you want success,
start thinking of yourself as a success.
- Joyce Brothers

For every minute you remain angry,
you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never mind what others do;
do better than yourself,
beat your own record from day to day,
and you are a success.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Dream with Powerful Vision:
I open my mind to Spirit,
and trust my intuition to deliver inspiring visions of my future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you paint in your mind a picture of
bright and happy expectations,
you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
- Norman Vincent Peale

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
- Henry David Thoreau

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks
in great and honorable courses
with a sure hope and trust in itself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe,
that lures him to evil ways.
- The Buddha

Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.
- Michel de Montaigne

All wrong-doing arises because of mind.
If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?
- The Buddha

The heart is the chief feature of a functioning mind.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

A closed mind is like a closed book;
just a block of wood.
- Chinese proverb

A mind at peace, a mind centered
and not focused on harming others,
is stronger than any physical force in the universe.
- Wayne Dyer

Nothing is at last sacred, but the integrity of your own mind.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Words are a lens to focus one's mind.
- Ayn Rand

Instead of dwelling on negative thoughts,
cause your mind to dwell on peace and joy.
- Ernest Holmes

May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Open your mind, open your heart,
and the way to joy becomes clear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I lay aside the battles within my own mind,
and grant myself peace.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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